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Sports: Staff, students witness Royals in World Series

Sports: Staff, students witness Royals in World Series

After a 30-year wait, the Kansas City Royals claimed their second World Series title, and some Rock Creek staff and students were involved in that journey too. On Nov. 1, the Royals claimed the World Series [...]

Sports: Baseline testing performed at Rock Creek

Sports: Baseline testing performed at Rock Creek

Can you say the months of the year backwards? Can you stand on one leg and close your eyes? Okay, now switch to the other leg and hold that for 20 seconds. Recently, Rock Creek implemented [...]

Sports: New cheerleaders selected for 2015-2016 school year

Sports: New cheerleaders selected for 2015-2016 school year

On March 26, Rock Creek held its annual cheer tryouts for both high school and junior high. The 12 girls selected for varsity were incoming seniors Casie Cheever, Casey Helget and Amber Nowakowski; incoming juniors Rachel [...]

Sports: Goalrilla donates basketball goal to Rock Creek

Sports: Goalrilla donates basketball goal to Rock Creek

He shoots, and he… does not score. Eighth grader Cameron Minihan was playing in his final junior high game versus Riley County at the Mid-East League tournament in St. Marys in January when he went up [...]

Sports: Junior high boys basketball team earns national fame

Sports: Junior high boys basketball team earns national fame

Eighth grader Nathan Williams looks up at the clock. His heart is pounding, and adrenaline is flowing through his veins. There are five seconds between win or loss, victory or heartbreak. The score is 26-25 in [...]

Sports: Cheerleaders perform at sub-state, state basketball

Sports: Cheerleaders perform at sub-state, state basketball

Hard work and determination is what the Rock Creek varsity cheerleaders put forward for not only the football team, but also the basketball team. The cheerleaders supported the varsity basketball team when they headed out to [...]

News: School brainstorming ideas for additional clubs and sports

News: School brainstorming ideas for additional clubs and sports

Rock Creek returned to being a 4A school this year, with the many new students the district had added. With the good news that the school is growing, it also raises some issues, too. Principal Eric [...]

Sports: Volunteers help to build new softball field at Rock Creek campus

Sports: Volunteers help to build new softball field at Rock Creek campus

Volunteers help to build new softball field at Rock Creek campus … To watch the video, click https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ym8R9oKc_vg&feature=youtu.be Video news package by sophomore Brynn Hammett, Yearbook Design Editor, and sophomore Jayden Weers, Yearbook Copy Editor Photo by Taralynn Gresham, [...]

Sports: Students share ideas about ideal Super Bowl parties

With Super Bowl XLVIII in the books, with the Seattle Seahawks beating the Denver Broncos, many Rock Creek students and staff watched the game. “I thought the team that is going to win is Broncos, because [...]

Sports: Senior volleyball player signs with Kansas Wesleyan

Sports: Senior volleyball player signs with Kansas Wesleyan

Kelsey Plummer, a senior middle hitter for the Rock Creek volleyball team, recently signed a national letter of intent to play volleyball for Kansas Wesleyan University in Salina, Kan. Plummer, who has been playing volleyball since [...]

Opinions: Baseball, softball field plans are still undecided

Opinions: Baseball, softball field plans are still undecided

Rock Creek Junior/Senior High School has been considering putting in a new baseball and softball complex for the teams to practice and compete on, but there has been a lot of controversy over whether or not [...]

Sports:  Rock Creek looking into possibility of a league change

Sports: Rock Creek looking into possibility of a league change

For 22 years, Rock Creek has been a part of the Mid-East League. Now after recent discussion, that could all change. For a few years, the Mustangs have been in talks with other leagues, and it [...]

Sports: Senior to represent Rock Creek at Shrine Bowl

Sports: Senior to represent Rock Creek at Shrine Bowl

On July 27 at 6:30 p.m. at Yager Stadium at Washburn University, senior Jordan Ebert will be playing in the Shrine Bowl, which is a game to honor selected senior football players from across the state. [...]

Sports:  Rock Creek faculty and staff members attend Fiesta Bowl

Sports: Rock Creek faculty and staff members attend Fiesta Bowl

When the No. 5 Kansas State Wildcats played the No. 4 Oregon Ducks at the Fiesta Bowl on Jan. 3, fans, including some from Rock Creek, made the trip to Arizona. Science teacher Kellie Milner and [...]

Sports:  Kansas State mens basketball a ‘force’ in Big 12

Sports: Kansas State mens basketball a ‘force’ in Big 12

Kansas State University mens basketball has missed a screaming face on the sideline, which would strike fear into the hearts of his players, other coaches and the opposition, as Frank Martin is now coaching at the [...]

Sports: Wildcats to travel to Fiesta Bowl to face Oregon Ducks

Sports: Wildcats to travel to Fiesta Bowl to face Oregon Ducks

While it is not the national championship, as many had hoped during the season, the Kansas State football team will be going to the Tostitos Fiesta Bowl, where the No. 5 Wildcats will take on the [...]

Sports:  Possibility of new sports explored at Rock Creek

Sports: Possibility of new sports explored at Rock Creek

Rock Creek made a jump this year, going from 3A to 4A, in the Kansas State High School Activities Association (KSHSAA) classifications. With growing numbers of students, there has been talk that the number of sports [...]

Sports:  Staffer recaps near-perfect K-State football season

Sports: Staffer recaps near-perfect K-State football season

The Kansas State University Wildcats are ranked No. 1 in the nation, as of Nov. 11. Who would have thought this would happen? Not many people probably did, but I am ecstatic to see the smiles [...]

Sports: Seniors being recruited to play college sports

The dream of most high school athletes in this country is to continue their athletic careers into college and, for the most ambitious, onto professional leagues. This dream is rarely obtained.  According to the NCAA web [...]

Sports:  Superstitions, rituals help athletes, in their opinion

Sports: Superstitions, rituals help athletes, in their opinion

The Merriam-Webster Dictionary defines superstition as “a belief or practice resulting from ignorance, fear of the unknown, trust in magic or chance, or a false conception of causation.” So, actions such as eating “green gum,” telling [...]